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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has given overwhelming approval to a bill that would tighten the "visa waiver" program that allows millions of people of people in 38 countries to visit the U.S. without first obtaining a visa from an embassy or consulate. Visas would be required for anyone who's been in Iraq or Syria in the previous five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he's not going to visit majority-Muslim kingdom of Jordan at the end of December. Trump tweeted today that he has "great respect for King Abdullah II, I will not be visiting Jordan at this time." He said the tweet was in response to what he called a "false AP report."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have introduced bipartisan legislation to require social media companies to report any online terrorist activity they become aware of to law enforcement. The bill is sponsored by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and North Carolina Sen. Richard Bur. Companies would be required to report to law enforcement if they became aware of terrorist activity such as attack planning, recruiting or distribution of terrorist material.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice has been charged with ethics violations that could lead to his removal. The state attorney general exposed lewd and offensive emails Justice Michael Eakin swapped with friends and a state prosecutor through a private email account.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says the government plans to update its safety rating system for new cars to include whether the car has technology to avoid crashes. The 5-star rating system is currently based on how well a vehicle can protect occupants from death or injury in accidents.
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